Thursday January 12, 2006

US date format: 1/12/2006, UK date format: 12/1/2006

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see zodiac on January 12, 2006). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Laffy Taffy by D4L. In UK That's My Goal by Shayne Ward was in the top 5 hits. Little Miss Sunshine, directed by Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while Forever Odd by Dean Koontz was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Alborada. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chameleon: To Dye For! Chamelon Kameleon or Barrow Hill.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 2006, at January 12 across the years or at January 2006 calendar.

likes
Like this day if it is important to you!
history

Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 12, 2006?


Holidays

  • In USA's Monk, the 4th season episode of MR. MONK AND MRS. MONK (#T-2351) indicates that Monk spilt something on January 12, 1999 during an earthquake. He stated "Earthquakes count, I don't make the rules."
  • In the television series The X-Files, the third season episode Syzygy, has two girls, Terri & Magi, both born on January 12, 1979. Strange astrological properties with 3+ celestial bodies in alignment gives them great power which they use to kill off several of their high school classmates on their birthday in 1996.
  • In 2001: A Space Odyssey, the fictional computer HAL becomes operational on January 12. In the movie by Stanley Kubrick, HAL was "born" in 1992, while in the book by Arthur C. Clarke the same event occurs in 1997.
  • Tanzania - Zanzibar Revolution Day

Events

  • The foreign ministers of Britain, France, and Germany declare that negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program have reached a "dead end." They recommend that Iran be referred to the United Nations Security Council, where the nation may face sanctions. (ABC)
  • A stampede during the Stoning the Devil ritual on the last day at the Hajj in Mina, Saudi Arabia, kills at least 362 Muslim pilgrims. A similar crush claimed 244 pilgrims' lives at the same spot in 2004. (BBC)
  • Mehmet Ali Ağca, who tried to assassinate Pope John Paul II in 1981, is released from jail. (BBC)

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
Watch popular movies, TV series and live events, start your 30-day free trial

See other popular movies of the week

Little Miss Sunshine

Little Miss Sunshine

Directed by: Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris

Starring: Steve Carell, Toni Collette, Greg Kinnear, Abigail Breslin

Country: United States of America

The Gymnast

The Gymnast

Directed by: Ned Farr

Starring: Dreya Weber, Addie Yungmee, David De Simone, Allison Mackie

Open Window

Open Window

Directed by: Mia Goldman

Starring: Robin Tunney, Joel Edgerton, Cybill Shepherd, Matt Keeslar

The Night Listener

The Night Listener

Directed by: Patrick Stettner

Starring: Robin Williams, Toni Collette, Rory Culkin, Joe Morton

Sleeping Dogs Lie

Sleeping Dogs Lie

Directed by: Bobcat Goldthwait

Starring: Melinda Page Hamilton, Bryce Johnson, Brian Posehn, Geoff Pierson

vinyl songs

Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 12, 2006?
Unlimited, ad-free streaming of over a million songs, 30 day Free Trial


Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Be Without You
  2. - Don't Forget About Usyoutube
  3. - Grillz
  4. - I Think They Like Me
  5. - Unpredictable

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Rompe
  2. - Rakata
  3. - Mayor Que Yo
  4. - Ella Y Yo
  5. - Ven Bailalo
Sport Games on January 12, 2006

Sport Games on January 12, 2006


Le Championnat

Football (France)
  • Toulouse - Paris SG : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of January 12, 2006

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
Watch popular movies, TV series and live events, start your 30-day free trial

Pitbull

Pitbull

Directed by: Ronan O'Donoghue

Alborada

Alborada

The Book of Daniel

The Book of Daniel

Directed by: Anna Zielinski

Choo Choo Soul

Choo Choo Soul

Deal or No Deal

Deal or No Deal

How old am I?

If January 12th, 2006 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

calendar

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 2006?

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
Unlimited books on any devices, try your first month free

Forever Odd by Dean Koontz

Forever Odd

By:

Every so often a character so captures the hearts and imaginations of readers that he seems to take on a life of his own long after the final page is turned.

Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner

Freakonomics

By:

Which is more dangerous, a gun or a swimming pool? What do schoolteachers and sumo wrestlers have in common? How much do parents really matter? These may not sound like typical questions for an economist to ask.

Marley & Me by John Grogan

Marley & Me

By:

The heartwarming and unforgettable story of a family and the wondrously neurotic dog who taught them what really matters in life.Now with photos and new material

The Broker by John Grisham

The Broker

By:

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIn his final hours in office, the outgoing President grants a controversial last-minute pardon to Joel Backman, a notorious Washington power broker who has spent the last six years hidden away in a federal prison.

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

By:

A beautiful paperback edition of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, book two in the classic fantasy series The Chronicles of Narnia. This edition features cover art by three-time Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator David Wiesner and interior black-and-white illustrations by …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Chameleon: To Dye For! Chamelon Kameleon

Chameleon: To Dye For! Chamelon Kameleon

Platform: PlayStation Portable, Nintendo DS

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Starfish SD UFO Interactive 505 Games Tommo Inc.

Buzz!: The Sports Quiz

Buzz!: The Sports Quiz

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Party

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

Back to Stone

Back to Stone

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action role-playing, hack and slash

Publisher: EU Neko Entertainment / Big Ben Interactive; NA Graffiti Entertainment / O~3 Entertainment

Climate Challenge

Climate Challenge

Platform: Browser-based

Genre: Global warming game

Publisher: BBC

Barrow Hill

Barrow Hill

Platform: PC

Genre: First-person adventure

Publisher: Shadow Tor Studios Lighthouse Interactive Got Game Entertainment Akella

money

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $60.50
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $84.97
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $27.25
  • General Electric GE: opens at $35.45
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $83.82

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 114.36 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.1624 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.2854 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 137.62 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.6836 GBP

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on January 12, 2006?

On January 12, 2006 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is January 12, 2006?

On January 12, 2006 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on January 12, 2006?

On January 12, 2006 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 12, 2006?

On January 12, 2006 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on January 12, 2006?

On January 12, 2006 Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.

What was the number one song in January 12, 2006?

The number one song in the week of January 12, 2006 was Laffy Taffy by D4L in US and That's My Goal by Shayne Ward in UK.

What were the top hits on January 12, 2006?

The top hits on January 12, 2006 were Laffy Taffy by D4L, Run It! by Chris Brown, Photograph by Nickelback in US and That's My Goal by Shayne Ward, JCB Song by Nizlopi, Hung Up by Madonna in UK.


Like this day if it is important to you!
likes